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Brazil

Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

The Future of China's Bond Market

This book analyzes segments of China's bond market, from sovereign, policy bank, and credit bonds, to the rapidly growing local government bond market.

Adjustment for Growth
			: The African Experience

Adjustment for Growth : The African Experience »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Amor Tahari , M. Nowak , Michael Hadjimichael , and Robert Sharer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755667.084

ISBN: 9781557755667

Keywords: debt, interest, terms of trade, external debt, payments

Over the past two decades, sub-Saharan Africa has lagged behind other regions in economic performance. The important overall indicators of performance, however, mask wide differences among countries. On the whole,...

Africa
			: Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758293.071

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of people living in abject poverty. Edited...

Africa on the Move
			: Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States

Africa on the Move : Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States »

Series: Books

Author(s): Lamin Leigh , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513588605.071

ISBN: 9781513588605

Keywords: Economic growth, Infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic development, Poverty eradication, environment, employment, bank, unemployment, labor

This book describes the reforms needed to move small middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to advanced-economy status. The result of intense discussions with public officials in the countries covered, the b...

Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries
			: Policies for sustainability and green growth

Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries : Policies for sustainability and green growth »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Valborg Kvakkestad , Øystein Skutevik , and Anne Strøm Prestvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325950

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Agricultural Products, Natural Resources, Fragile Ecosystems, Sustainable Agricultural Practices, Green Growth, Water Pollution

In the future, demand for agricultural products will increase. The agricultural sector must meet the increase in demand without compromising the natural resources of which it depends on and damage fragile ecosystem...

Analysis, Fate and Toxicity of Zinc- and Copper Pyrithione in the Marine Environment

Analysis, Fate and Toxicity of Zinc- and Copper Pyrithione in the Marine Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ingela Dahllöf , Dorthe Groth Petersen , Katja Grunnet , Rune Haller , Morten Hjorth , and Kristine Maraldo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311830

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Fate, Biocide, Anti-fouling Paints, Benthic Community, Pelagic Community, Marine Environment

Environmental fate and effect of ZPT, a booster biocide in anti-fouling paints for boats has been studied. Using a new analytical method for simultaneous determination of zinc- and copper pyrithione (ZPT/CPT) showe...

Analytical Issues in Debt

Analytical Issues in Debt »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750419.071

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

This book, edited by Jacob A. Frenkel, Michael P. Dooley, and Peter Wickham, presents a sample of the work of the IMF and that of world-renowned scholars on the analytical issues surrounding the explosion of countr...

Asian Financial crises
			: Origins, implications and solutions

Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451965476.071

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

This paper analyzes the origins, implications, and solutions for the Asian financial crisis. From the perspective of a member of the Executive Board of the IMF, as Asian problems were building, the IMF overlooked w...

Aspects of strategic climate work in Nordic municipalities
			: NordLead Project Final Report

Aspects of strategic climate work in Nordic municipalities : NordLead Project Final Report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsi-Marja Lonkila

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289324434

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Municipalities, Climate Change Management, Climate-friendly, Local Climate, Climate Change Work, Commonalities

Nordic municipalities can have a significant impact on creating a more climate-friendly Nordic region. This study gathers valuable information about climate change management in Nordic municipalities and gives a ge...

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors
			: Sustainable consumption and production, Environment

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors : Sustainable consumption and production, Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Loannis Bakas , Eivind Bøe , Birgitte Jørgensen Kjær , Janus Kirkeby , Anna-Karin Ohls , Johan Sidenmark , and Martin Uhre Mandrup

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322300

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, Building and Construction Sector, Voluntary Measures, Hazardous Substances, Building Waste, Construction Waste

The study has identified and evaluated waste prevention initiatives in the building and construction sector. The main part of the initiatives is based on information tools such as guidelines, handbooks, calculation...

Australia
			: Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757326.071

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Australia's recent economic performance has been impressive. It has experienced steady growth since the early 1990s and inflation has averaged just 2 percent over the same period. This strong showing marks a depart...